Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wireless
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 - 38
Rank change year-on-year - +38 -6
Contract jobs citing Wireless 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.94% - 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% - 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Chester median daily rate £200 - £390
10th Percentile £175 - £350
90th Percentile £225 - £431
Cheshire median daily rate £338 £650 £475
% change year-on-year -48.08% +36.84% +52.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Chester median hourly rate - - £16.84
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £16.84

Wireless is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 40 38 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 18.78% 12.84% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 33 38
Chester median daily rate £325 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.53% -10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £240 £333 £286
90th Percentile £490 £530 £529
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -11.76% - +16.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £16.33 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.37% -3.06% -38.76%
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year -27.78% +3.87% -8.79%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Wireless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Chester

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wireless in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Chester

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) 802.11
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) CWNA
1 1 (50.00%) TETRA
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless Security
1 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (50.00%) Ubiquiti

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) 802.11
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
1 1 (50.00%) TETRA
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless Security
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CWNA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Ubiquiti